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They're not protecting "the Nation". They're protecting the management of the banks in a first instance. Then then the shareholders, and finally the creditors as well as people with more than €20k in deposits.

A vivid image of what should exist acts as a surrogate for reality. Pursuit of the image then prevents pursuit of the reality -- John K. Galbraith
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Oct 2nd, 2008 at 04:42:45 PM EST
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